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Hungry rounds

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Sindri907, Apr 13, 2009.


  1. Sindri907

    Sindri907

    Feb 24, 2009
    Virginia
    I picked up a fretless recently and I love the tone Im getting out of it with the generic round wounds on it. Its really gritty and dirty, but with a lot of cool harmonics. Anyways, the rounds sound amazing, but they are totally destroying my fingerboard. I expect some wear on a fretless, but Im concerned that it may be too much.

    Ive done a search, and Im considering the following to replace them:

    GHS Brite Flats
    D'Addario Half Rounds :bag:
    D'Addario EXP Coated Nickle
    Black Beauties

    Anyone have any expirence with these on a fretless and have any idea if they can give me a sound close to what these cheapy generic rounds are doing without totally gobbling up my fingerboard?
     

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